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- Liberal Party Representative for Tangney
- Assistant Minister to the Minister for the Public Service (since 22 Dec 2020)
Assistant Minister for Electoral Matters (since 22 Dec 2020)
Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister and Cabinet (since 29 May 2019)
- Entered House of Representatives on 2 July 2016 — Federal election
- Email me whenever Ben Morton speaks (no more than once per day)
Voting record (from They Vote For You)
How Ben Morton voted on key issues since 2006:
- Voted very strongly against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
- Voted very strongly against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
- Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
- Has never voted on more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
- Voted moderately against increasing funding for university education. votes
- Voted strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
- Voted very strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing consumer protections. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Bills: Mutual Recognition Amendment Bill 2021; Second Reading (18 Mar 2021)
“I move: That this bill be now read a second time. Today I am introducing the Mutual Recognition Amendment Bill 2021. The changes proposed in this bill represent the most significant reform to Australia's mutual recognition arrangements for occupational registrations since they were introduced in 1992. This reform is part of the government's JobMaker plan for economic recovery and the...”
- Matters of Public Importance: COVID-19: Economy (17 Mar 2021)
“You want to reallocate fake money, do you? What do you want to reallocate it to, if it's fake?”
- Matters of Public Importance: Workplace Relations (3 Feb 2021)
“The government's proposed workplace relations changes are a set of modest and sensible reforms aimed at putting more Australians into jobs. Since December last year, Labor and the ACTU have been in lockstep in their efforts to misrepresent the government's workplace relations reforms. This week, with parliament's resumption, we're seeing Labor, the unions and their left-wing fellow travellers...”
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- Has spoken in 22 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Representatives.
- People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — below average amongst Representatives.
- This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 35 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks — email me whenever Ben Morton speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 116 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)